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British a shop belonging to a charity that sells things that people have given to it
Britishinformal someone who stops people on the street and persuades them to give money regularly to a charity
an organization that provides money for things such as medical research or for a charity
someone whose job is to persuade people or organizations to give money for a specific purpose, especially for a charity or a political party
Australianinformal a shop that sells second-hand (=used) goods in order to earn money for a charity (=organization that helps the poor, sick etc)
a large charity that helps poor people all over the world
an organization in the US that trains people to go and work in poor countries. A similar organization in the UK is VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas).
a local club that is part of Rotary International, a charity whose members are business and professional people
the Women’s Royal Voluntary Service: an organization in the UK that helps poor people. The members of the WRVS do not get paid for their work.
spoken the YMCA or the YWCA